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Jeffrey Dugas, MD

The UCL Internal Brace is an Alternative to Tommy John Surgery

Jun 20, 2024 at 07:09 pm by kbarrettalley

By Jane Ehrhardt   For two years, Jeff Dugas, MD tested an idea on the elbows of cadavers that would offer an alternative to the Tommy John surgery, which is a reconstr.... Read More

“Incident To” Billing Promotes Productivity, But Presents Many Potential Pitfalls

May 21, 2024 at 01:34 pm by kbarrettalley

By Catherine (Cat) Kirkland   Under certain circumstances, Medicare allows physician practices to bill eligible non-physician practitioners (NPPs) under a supervising p.... Read More

Brookwood Baptist Medical Center is Committed to Strong Robotics Investment

May 21, 2024 at 01:34 pm by kbarrettalley

By Jeremy Clark   Medical technology continues to evolve, and Brookwood Baptist Medical Center is walking in lockstep with that evolution. Our hospital is actively inve.... Read More

Three Critically Needed Mental Health Centers to Open this Year

May 21, 2024 at 01:34 pm by kbarrettalley

By Ansley Franco   Three additional mental health facilities are opening in Alabama this year to provide alternatives for individuals who don’t require admission.... Read More

OIG to Audit CMS Oversight of Nursing Home Surveys by Third-Party Contractors

May 21, 2024 at 01:34 pm by kbarrettalley

By Abbey Mansfield Ruby and Tonya Williams Scharf   The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG), a top federal watchdog ta.... Read More
July 2024 Cover

July 2024

Jul 18, 2024 at 11:56 am by kbarrettalley

Your July 2024 Issue of Birmingham Medical News is Here!